Native American Barbie: The Marketing of Euro-American Desires
Abstract: Native Americans are the only racial group that today consistently appears in a negative light in large toy-manufacturing lines. A lot of American Indian toys still depict semi-naked figures living in teepees. These stereotypes freeze, in the minds of children, images of American Indians as racial groups that still live in a pristine past unaffected and unchanged by the 20th century. JoAllyn Archambault, Standing Rock Dakota/ Creek, (1992)1
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...As representações das características fenotípicas permanecem as mesmas: os longos cabelos lisos, o nariz fino, os lábios e a cor dos olhos (Schwarz, 2005; Terrenée, 2008)....
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...Within this framework, persistent denial of coevalness places and maintains such so-called peoples in an ahistorical time, other than the present.(69) Representing the polar opposite of European Americans living in a capitalist society, the dwellers of these purported primitive worlds are considered to be "unscientific," "uncivilized," un-businesslike, and "spiritually centered" on "beliefs that are rooted in an intuitive relation to the natural world....
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